Can you pay for rides individually on Brighton Pier?

There are only 3 or 4 rides for the very young,and you can but tokens for individual rides. There is a play area on the beach in the direction of the i360.

Can you walk on Brighton pier for free?

It’s free to get onto the pier and walk to the end and back, taking in the view of the sea or the town.

What time does Brighton Pier shut?


Monday – Friday Saturday
Gates Opening 10:00 10:00
Rides 11:00 – 19:00 11:00 – 21:00
Palace of fun 10:00 – 21:00 10:00 – 22:00
VR Dome 11:00 – 19:00 10:00 – 21:00

Is Brighton Beach Sandy?

No, the rocks nearby just aren’t built for sand. Instead it’s a shingle beach covered in flint cobbles. It may not be as comfortable as sand, but many tourists choose to spend their summers on Brighton’s long and pleasant beach.

Has Brighton pier been rebuilt?

With the loss of lottery funding the restoration of the West Pier became impossible. Deemed a public hazard, the burnt-out Concert Hall was removed in 2010. The skeletal remains of The Pavilion, however, were left to become a feature of Brighton’s seafront.

Is Brighton pier still there?

Established in 1899, it was the third pier to be constructed in Brighton after the Royal Suspension Chain Pier and the West Pier, but is now the only one still in operation. It is managed and operated by the Eclectic Bar Group.

Is Brighton Beach safe to swim in?

Brighton & Hove’s coastline can be extremely dangerous, with winds coming in from multiple directions causing dangerous wave conditions on the shoreline. It can also be difficult to enter and leave the water, because of steep shingle beaches, especially during the 4 hours over the high tide period.